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Chávez, Juliana and Alonso Tobón García. 2012 ‘Homicides Committed with Firearms.’ Regional Report on States' Capacities to Address Armed Violence - Latin America and the Caribbean, pp. 16-17. London: Action on Armed Violence and Seguridad Humana en Latinoamérica y el Caribe. 1 May

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In Brazil, 71.7% of homicides in 2009 were committed with firearms (56).

In Ecuador, firearms were the cause of 66.4% of violent deaths recorded in 2009. (57)

In Colombia and Mexico, firearms were involved in 94% and 85.7% respectively of the total number of homicides in 2010… (58)

Sources cited:

56) National Confederation of Municipalities, 2010, p. 4.
57) Ministry of Public Health, Subsecretary of Planning, Joint Information System.
58) Presidency of the Republic of Mexico, s.f.; Legal Medicine Institute, 2010.

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